17 days in Maui Itinerary

17 days in Maui Itinerary

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Wailea
— 4 nights
2
Kula
— 2 nights
3
Paia
— 2 nights
4
Kapalua
— 3 nights
5
Lahaina
— 4 nights

4
nights
Wailea

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Wailea Beach and Ulua Beach. Get in touch with nature at Makena Beach and Mokapu Beach Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach Path, explore the striking landscape at Lava Fields, kick back and relax at Oneloa Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Makena State Park.

Plan trip to Wailea with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Dallas to Wailea is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dallas to Wailea. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Wailea hover around 90°F and lows are around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kula.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Lava Fields
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach

2
nights
Kula

Kula ©
Kula is a district of Maui, Hawaii, that stretches across the "up-country", the western-facing slopes of Haleakalā, from Makawao to Ulupalakua. On the 3rd (Tue), learn about winemaking at Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards, explore the striking landscape at Ke‘anae Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Hot Island Glass, then sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and Distillery. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Waimoku Falls, admire the sheer force of Hanawi Falls, then hike along Wailua Valley State Wayside Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kula day trip planning tool.

Drive from Wailea to Kula in an hour. September in Kula sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Paia.

Things to do in Kula

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Maui, Hot Island Glass, Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area, Hanawi Falls
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Ke‘anae Point ©
Ke‘anae Point
Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery ©
Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area ©
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area

2
nights
Paia

Paia ©
Pāia is a census-designated place in Maui County, Hawaii, on the northern coast of the island of Maui. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, then make a trip to Maui Dharma Center, and then admire all the interesting features of Hana Highway - Road to Hana. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, and then enjoy the sand and surf at HA Baldwin Beach Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paia trip planner.

Paia is just a stone's throw from Kula. In September, daytime highs in Paia are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Kapalua.

Things to do in Paia

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Iao Valley, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
HA Baldwin Beach Park ©
HA Baldwin Beach Park

3
nights
Kapalua

Kapalua ©
Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 7th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll through Village Walking Trails, and then stroll through Honokeana Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your understanding at Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment, get outside with Oneloa Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach.

Discover how to plan a Kapalua trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Paia to Kapalua by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kapalua can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kapalua

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Honokeana Bay
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Spas
Honokeana Bay ©
Honokeana Bay

4
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Visiting Ka'anapali Beach and Acid War Zone Trail will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Kapalua Coastal Trail. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina road trip planner.

Lahaina is just a short distance from Kapalua. In September, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail

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